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Bill Eckler-…, Real Estate Pro in Venice, FL
Bill Eckler-Florida, answered:
Who is supposed to pay for the appraisal?
It's commonly accepted that the buyer pays for any appraisal since it is a service usually required by their lender or themselves. With this said, things are negotiable, with the purcha ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 14, 2014 Home Buying in Whiting
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Hello we found a property that is listed on www.trulia.com that is pre-foreclosure and we would like some information if possible. Please help. Thanks
When looking at such ads, keep on mind that some of those properties may not be for sale yet, and some may never be, if the default is satisfied by the owner. If you are interested in p ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sun Jan 26, 2014 Foreclosure in Whiting
Annette Lawr…, Real Estate Pro in Palm Harbor, FL
Annette Lawrence answered:
How do you get financed for such a cheap property?
In some cases you can not, you need to pay cash.
The options avaialble to you depend on the price, type of property and your situation.
Without the right information the probability o ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 29, 2013 Home Buying in Whiting
Lance Clauser, Home Buyer in Whiting, IN
Lance Clauser asked:
Does anyone have info and/or a link to the "tax credit" information and how it works/impact on buying? I'm looking at buying a house in Whiting, Indiana, again. Currently, out of state.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 22, 2013 Home Buying in 46394
Markat74, Other/Just Looking in Whiting, IN
Markat74 answered:
I'm thinking of moving to Whiting and would like any information regarding the schools in the area.
Whiting is a great community! I've been here for 7 years now and moved here because of the school system, property values and close proximity to Chicago. We have beautiful access to th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 7, 2012 In My Neighborhood in 46394
Don Tepper, Real Estate Pro in Fairfax, VA
Don Tepper answered:
can seller break deal on sale of home after attorney review for absolutely no reason?
Check with your lawyer. Note: The seller is providing a reason. It may not make sense, and it might not hold up in court, but it IS a reason. But your lawyer would by far be the best pe ... more
1 vote Share Flag Fri Feb 24, 2012 Quality of Life in Whiting
Annette Levi…, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Annette Levinson answered:
Will Grandma be able to qualify for a reverse mrtge now? Met-life and American Mrtge said she has to wait 12 mths from time she was added to deed?
John,
Reverse mortgages can be used to purchase so there is no wait time. She needs to speak with a mortgage officer who does reverse and forward mortgages to go over all options.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 27, 2011 Financing in 46394
Barbara Q., Other/Just Looking in Bergen County, NJ
Barbara Q. answered:
How much of a drop in sales where there be in the market after the tax credit expires?
John- When the government bows out, Motivated Sellers will have to step up to the plate and offer incentives...aggressive pricing + financial incentives to lure the fence sitters to com ... more
1 vote Share Flag Mon Apr 19, 2010 Home Buying in 46394
John, Real Estate Pro in 60612
John asked:
Can any recommend a zoning attorney for Whiting Indiana? Recently purchased a four unit in Whiting but it may have zoning issues..can anyone suggest a attorney who understands and has experience with the process in Whiting? thanks
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 26, 2010 General Area in 46394
Scott Swinfo…, Real Estate Pro in Merrillville, IN
Scott Swinford answered:
Does anyone know if real estate market in Whiting is going to improve/worsen anytime soon? thanks
John,

You pose a great question. I would recommend two things...

1. Speak with Gina, the Realtor listed below. She is local and knows Lake County.

2. Follow the news on the pro ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sat Dec 19, 2009 Market Conditions in 46394
Pete Flint, Home Buyer in Noe Valley, San Fran...
Pete Flint answered:
How do I get a listing of the latest residential sales in Whiting Indiana for the past six months? thanks
You can get this information on Trulia here: http://www.trulia.com/sold/Whiting,IN/ There is a slight lag between when the sale closes and when it is recorded on Trulia. If you want the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Dec 5, 2009 Home Buying in 46394
Bob McClure-…, Real Estate Pro in Walled Lake, MI
Bob McClure- Real Estate Investing answered:
I own a house with an adjoining vacant lot in Whiting, Ind. How do I get a separate tax # for the v lot?
good morning.....is sugest the following........first, have someone from the township or county where your home is out to view your property....show them what you want to do and ask the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 10, 2009 Home Buying in 46394
Graham M. Lo…, Real Estate Pro in Franklin, TN
Graham M. Lombardo answered:
Can some explain home exposure and which is the most desirable.I heard southerly was the best?
Building orientation can maximize opportunities for passive solar heating when needed, solar heat gain avoidance during cooling time, natural ventilation, and daylighting throughout the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 3, 2007 Quality of Life in Whiting
Diane Glander, Real Estate Pro in Spring Lake, NJ
Diane Glander answered:
What Home Insurance Companies will cover homes with underground fiberglass oil tanks in Whiting New Jersey?
I have an insurance brokerage company in Manasquan that is excellent for getting insurance when circumstances make it difficult to obtain coverage. If you would like the name and conta ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 5, 2007 Home Insurance in Whiting
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